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Foreign Exchange Essentials course overview

This prep course on Foreign Exchange Essentials covers the fundamental knowledge you need to know about the FX markets. You will learn more about the historical development of the FX market, the different exchange systems that exist, and the many market participants. You will also learn about various foreign exchange platforms, along with regulations.

Foreign Exchange Essentials learning objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the historical development of the foreign exchange market
  • Describe the different foreign exchange regimes (free float, managed float, etc.)
  • Identify market participants in the FX market
  • Identify FX platforms that facilitate transactions
  • Understand the settlement process and market drivers
  • Describe various market regulations 

Foreign Exchange Essentials is a prep course of CFI’s CMSA® program

CFI’s Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about sales and trading, investment banking, and asset management. This program teaches you trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to trade different asset classes. The program is completely online so you can take it at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.

Common career paths for students who take the CMSA® are Sales & Trading, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Treasury, Risk Management, and other capital markets careers.

Who should take this CMSA® course?

This Foreign Exchange Essentials course is great for anyone looking to understand more about the capital markets. It teaches a generic overview of foreign exchange, and is a great prep course for more advanced topics in FX. This course is designed to equip anyone who desires to begin a career in fixed income, equity, sales and trading, or other areas of finance with the fundamental knowledge of foreign exchange.

Foreign Exchange Fundamentals

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Course Summary

Become a certified All Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® Courses

Foreign Exchange Fundamentals is part of the Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® certification, which includes 29 courses.

All Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® Courses
  • Skills Learned Trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets
  • Career Prep Work in capital markets, whether on the buy-side or the sell-side

Path to certification

Prep courses

5 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

01 Optional

Core courses

8 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

02 Required

Elective courses

16 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.

03 Required

Get certified

Submit your CMSA® checklist and order your certificate.

04 Required

Join our community

Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.

05 Optional

How the certification works

Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.

The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.

CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.

Students must complete all core and 7 elective courses (13 in total) and demonstrate mastery of the topics through successful completion of course materials, quizzes, and assessments.
Within 48 hours of program completion, your Blockchain Verified (CMSA)® Certification will be emailed to you.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I download the Excel files and financial modeling templates for the course?
Absolutely! All the files and templates needed in a course are available for download. Just look for a module that shows Downloadable Files within the course dashboard. See here for a visual guide on how to do this.
How long do I have to complete the courses?
Depending on your enrollment type, you will either have two years, yearly, or monthly access to your courses. All the courses are self-paced as well so you can take your time in learning without worrying about any deadlines. Click here to compare our available enrollment options.
Are CFI courses officially accredited?
CFI is accredited by the Better Business Bureau® (BBB) to maintain training standards, and by the CPA Institutions in Canada, and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) in the USA. Most of our courses qualify for verified CPE credits for CPA charter holders. Please refer to this page to view all available CPE credits.
Are there any additional fees or costs?
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How do I earn my certificates?
Students must complete all the video lessons, quizzes, and final assessments in each course. You can retake the assessments as many times as necessary until you reach an 80% passing grade. For more information on how to earn a course certificate, click HERE.
Will these courses help me advance my career?
Based on hundreds of reviews from thousands of students we know how CFI courses have helped so many people advance their finance careers. Our courses are designed to be extremely practical and simulate the experience of being trained as a professional financial analyst…the ultimate way to advance your career. For real-world examples and help delve even deeper into the course concepts, please look into our free career resources library.
Can I email the instructor if I have questions?
While the courses are designed mainly for self-study, we are happy to provide email assistance for general or technical support inquiries. The Full Immersion bundles include a premium email support function which allows you to communicate directly with in-house experts regarding course content. This is one of the key features that sets the Full Immersion bundle apart and makes it a worthwhile upgrade over the more affordable self-study bundle. You can compare more features in our bundles here.
What is the price of the subscription?
All Access Subscription is priced for $497 per year as Self-Study plan or $897 per year as Full Immersion plan.
What is included in the subscription?
All Access Subscription includes all courses from Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® Certification, Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ Certification, Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® Certification, Business Intelligence & Data Analyst (BIDA)™ Certification, Commercial Real Estate Finance Specialization and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Specialization.
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